Selina opens hostels in Metula and Mitzpe Ramon

International hotel company Selina, which was founded in 2015 by Israeli entrepreneurs Rafael Museri and Daniel Rudasevski, has opened two new locations in Israel: Selina Desert Garden in Mitzpe Ramon in the Negev and Selina Metula in the Upper Galilee.

Selina said it opened eight new properties in the second quarter in Greece, Australia, Portugal, Panama, Morocco and the United States, as well as Israel. Selina said her portfolio now includes more than 159 open or secure properties in 25 countries and 6 continents.

The Selina Desert Garden has 20 glamping tents and a large Bedouin tent, while the Selina Metula offers a large selection of single and shared rooms. These two new hotels join Selina’s seven existing properties in the country.

Selina Co-Founder and CEO Rafael Museri said, “We are excited to continue Selina’s expansion across six continents, allowing us to further immerse programming, events, entertainment, dining and nightlife. of our brand into the fabric of local communities with authentic and relevant destinations for In doing so, we are able to create value for local property owners, jobs for local residents, and dynamic and engaging travel experiences for our loyal network of adventurers, teleworkers and digital nomads. our portfolio and customer base, as well as the enhancements we are making to our platform, help generate revenue during high and low travel seasons and give us confidence that we will continue to evolve responsibly and sustainably over the years. coming. »

In December 2021, Selina agreed to a SPAC merger with BOA Acquisition Corp. to list on the NYSE at a valuation of $1.2 billion. The completion of the merger has been postponed to the third quarter of 2022 due to current market conditions.

Published by Globes, Israel business news – – on August 1, 2022.

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